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Business Standard
Business Standard
is an Indian English-language daily newspaper published by Business Standard
Business Standard
Ltd (BSL) in two languages, English and Hindi. Founded in 1975, the newspaper primarily covers India and international business, and financial news and issues. The main English-language edition comes from 12 regional centres,[1] New Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Coimbatore, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Pune, Lucknow, Bhubaneswar, and Kochiā€”and reaches readers in over 1,000 towns and cities across India.[2]


1 Personnel 2 Distribution and format

2.1 Print 2.2 Digital

3 References 4 External links

Personnel[edit] T. N. Ninan was editor from 1993 to 2009, when he took up the editorship of The Economic Times. In January 2010, Ninan became chairman and editorial director of BSL and was succeeded as editor of Business Standard
Business Standard
by Dr Sanjaya Baru. He was the media advisor to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Veteran journalist and editor Ashok K Bhattacharya took charge of the paper after Baru quit to join a UK based think tank in 2011.[3] The paper is India's second largest business daily and employs more than 200 business journalists. The current Editor is Shyamal Majumdar.[4] [5] Business Standard
Business Standard
has well-known economists, policy experts and business luminaries as regular contributors to its pages, namely, Dr Bimal Jalan, former governor of the Reserve Bank of India Dr Subir Gokarn former Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India Dr Shankar Acharya, former Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India Deepak Lal, professor of economics, UCLA Suman Bery, director-general, National Council of Applied Economic Research Abheek Barua, chief economist of HDFC Bank Nitin Desai, former chief economic advisor and former under-secretary general at the United Nations Dr Surjit Bhalla, chairman of OXUS Dr Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India (2015-2018) professor at the Peterson Institute for International Economics M. Govinda Rao, director of National Institute of Public Finance and Policy AV Rajwade, foreign exchange consultant and Arvind Singhal, chairman, Technopak Advisors. Distribution and format[edit] Print[edit] Business Standard
Business Standard
sells 217,000 copies daily (English and Hindi included). ACNielsen's survey of the Upper middle class and Rich Market in India places Business Standard
Business Standard
next to The Economic Times
The Economic Times
in total readership. The paper has pioneered the ranking of the wealthiest Indians (the Billionaire Club) and provides an auto-mobile magazine as a free monthly supplement. In 2006, BSL began to produce a Sunday edition that is now published in four centres. The Hindi
edition was launched in February 2008 from seven centres stretching from Mumbai in the west, running across the Hindi
Belt, and to Kolkata
in the east. BSL also publishes various periodicals, including BS Motoring,[6] Indian Management and the Asian Management Review. Digital[edit] The newspaper's website allows visitors to access the Business Standard e-paper, with a choice of editions. The Business Standard website receives 11.5 million page views and has 2 million unique users per month, the highest for any "stand alone" newspaper website in India.[7] In January 2010, it launched SmartInvestor,[8] an information-cum-trading website for those interested in stock market (The website appears to be in beta phase 6 years after its launch as can be seen on its homepage). As of June 2016, Business Standard
Business Standard
has become first Indian newspaper with high subscription to limit access to its articles. It has also started blocking access to users who use Adblocker tool on similar lines as to what Times of India,[9] does for its online articles. The 'Opinion' pieces, editorials and selected exclusive articles have now been put behind paywall. Since 2017, the newspaper has made a conscious shift towards monetizing its online content, the first mainstream business news publication to do so. [10]. These articles are now accessible only using a Business Standard
Business Standard
monthly subscription,[11] which is available as a standalone subscription or in conjunction with WSJ where users get discounted access to WSJ. The details of this deal between two news websites are not publicly known. The newspaper also operates a mobile application which can be downloaded from the Google Play platform. References[edit]

^ "Business Standard, Latest News, Videos, Photos on Business Standard".  ^ Business Standard. "About Us - Brand - Business Standard".  ^ "AK Bhattacharya replaces Sanjaya Baru as Editor of BS - Best Media Info, News and Analysis on Indian Advertising, Marketing and Media Industry".  ^ Business Standard. "Author - Shyamal Majumdar - Business Standard
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- Page 1".  ^ The paper is well respected for its extensive and balanced economic and business coverage. ^ "New Cars & Bikes Reviews - Car News - Wallpapers - Prices - Comparisons - Pictures - Buying Tips - BS Motoring".  ^ "About us" (About us page). Business Standard. Business Standard Ltd. Retrieved 2010-07-01.  ^ "The Smart Investor".  ^ "Fight against Adblocker started by Indian Newspapers".  ^ "BS Opinions Page".  ^ "BS Subscription service". 

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